Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Too Virile for His Own Good

From The Pittsfield (Mass.) Sun of Jan. 26, 1837:

An Unusual Petition.—A petition was presented in the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania, a few days since, by Mr. Yearick of Union County, from Peter Streehom, stating that his family had been increased by the birth of three sons at one time, who were all doing well, and that being poor, he respectfully prayed for aid from the Legislature.

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